The Equal Rights Amendment (E.R.A.) is one state away from reaching the required 38 states needed to ratify the amendment.
Section 1: Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.
Section 2: Congress and the several States shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article.
Section 3: This amendment shall take effect two years after the date of ratification.